Election2000 - Gore Church - Home Page

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main_church Take a look inside New Salem Missionary Baptist Church, where Al Gore is still considered "home folk."

Al Gore was baptized at a Southern Baptist church near Washington, D.C., but his hometown church is a "little, old-timey" missionary Baptist church in rural Tennessee. The church of Gore's grandparents and of his youth, New Salem is located in a community where people tend to have three priorities: God, family, and the Democrats. What can you learn about the candidate from his hometown church? Join Beliefnet for an interactive tour of New Salem Missionary Baptist Church.

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church Take a look inside the vice president's church.

story The New Salem Missionary Baptist Church of Al Gore's grandparents and his youth is still, in the words of its current pastor, "just a little old-timey Baptist church." Al and Tipper Gore were baptized at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church in Arlington, Va., but Gore still calls New Salem home.

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